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Re: GoodRX sold health info
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2023, 05:28:31 PM »
Another one;

BetterHelp shared customer data while promising it was private, says FTC - The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/2023/3/2/23622227/betterhelp-customer-data-advertising-privacy-facebook-snapchat

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Re: GoodRX sold health info
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2023, 06:31:24 PM »
yet another...

Telehealth startup Cerebral shared millions of patients' data with advertisers | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2023/03/10/cerebral-shared-millions-patient-data-advertisers/

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Re: Telehealth sells health info
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2023, 07:09:11 PM »
These alcohol counseling companies leaked patient data to advertisers for years - The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/2023/4/4/23669704/alcohol-counseling-patient-data-leak-monument-tempest

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Re: Telehealth sells health info
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2023, 10:35:48 PM »
‘Shut it off immediately’: The health industry responds to data privacy crackdown - POLITICO

https://www.politico.com/news/2023/04/17/health-industry-data-privacy-00092447

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Re: Telehealth sells health info
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2023, 07:30:38 PM »
Maybe I should have started by listing the health apps that are not selling your data.

FTC says fertility app Premom shared user health data with third parties | SC Media

https://www.scmagazine.com/news/application-security/ftc-says-fertility-app-premom-shared-user-health-data-with-third-parties

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Re: Telehealth sells health info
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2023, 12:19:52 AM »
Meanwhile, I’m sure many people here are constantly getting the Google Ads emails saying the government is trying to destroy small businesses and we need to write to our legislators ASAP to protect our right to track customers and share all that data with Google because, you know, it’s the right thing to do.

That’s what most of these cases are about, right? Things like remarketing lists and so forth ?

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Re: Telehealth sells health info
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2023, 12:32:18 AM »
> remarketing lists

yes, except with personal health info there's a little thing called HIPAA being ignored.

Your Rights Under HIPAA | HHS.gov

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-individuals/guidance-materials-for-consumers/index.html

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Re: Telehealth sells health info
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2023, 02:45:12 PM »
“Legal and compliance teams … are telling the marketing team that these tools are dead men walking, you need to shut it off immediately,” said Ray Mina, head of marketing at Freshpaint, a San Francisco firm that provides software to health care firms for managing customer marketing data.


‘Shut it off immediately’: The health industry responds to data privacy crackdown - POLITICO

https://www.politico.com/news/2023/04/17/health-industry-data-privacy-00092447